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Practice Areas

Administrative Law Attorneys

Administrative Law is the law regulating the powers, procedures, and acts of public administration. It applies to all public officials and public agencies. As distinguished from legislative and judicial authority, administrative authority entails the power to issue rules and regulations based on statutes, grant licenses and permits to facilitate the conduct of government business, initiate investigations of and provide remedies for complaints or problems, and issue orders directing parties to conform to governing statutes or rules.

Arbitration Lawyers

What is Arbitration? Arbitration is a way for parties to resolve disputes outside of the court system, and without going to trial. Nearly any type of dispute can be arbitrated, from commercial and employment disputes to automobile injury and Internet domain name disputes, and almost anything in between.

Banking Law Attorneys

Dye Harrison provides commercial lending representation for financial institutions throughout Florida. Our attorneys provide guidance in all aspects of commercial lending transactions, and maintain our focus on protecting the lender's collateral, all while satisfying regulatory requirements.

Bankruptcy Law Attorneys

If you are experiencing difficulty paying your monthly bills, having your wages garnished, or facing foreclosure, you should speak with a Bradenton bankruptcy attorney at Dye Harrison to discuss your circumstances and to find out whether filing for bankruptcy protection, possibly under chapter 7 or chapter 13, may be a good option for solving your debt issues.

Business, Corporate & Commercial Law Attorneys

The corporate attorneys at Dye Harrison can serve as legal advisors to business owners or act on behalf of a company in court. Our seasoned business lawyers have the experience to help businesses of any size draft contracts or review existing contracts, protect their interests from litigation, and when necessary pursue court action if other parties or vendors do not act in good faith. From startup counseling to general corporate matters, our business attorneys will protect your business interests and help you run a successful company while minimizing risk exposure.

Eminent Domain Lawyers

Eminent domain refers to the power possessed by the state over all property within the state, specifically its power to appropriate property for a public use. In some jurisdictions, the state delegates eminent domain power to certain public and private companies, typically utilities, such that they can bring eminent domain actions to run telephone, power, water, or gas lines. In most countries, including the United States under the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, the owner of any appropriated land is entitled to reasonable compensation, usually defined as the fair market value of the property. Proceedings to take land under eminent domain are typically referred to as "condemnation" proceedings.

Trial & Appellate Litigation Attorneys

Disputes are increasingly common in our world today. Our litigation attorneys assist in structuring frameworks, proactively, to limit future exposure, or when disputes occur, to represent our clients' positions aggressively. Litigation, arbitration or mediation are all processes to resolve disputes. We work with our clients to determine the best route to take in protecting their interests. Although we prefer to work to prevent litigation, our attorneys are poised to provide experienced and aggressive representation when necessary.

City, County & Local Government Law Attorneys

Local governments, those which govern cities, public school districts, counties, and special taxing districts, are established and regulated by state law and through local governing bodies. The procedures by which their governing bodies are elected and their framework of governance rests on state law and they have the ability to set their own regulations and laws through their local authority. Local governments can have significant impacts on the day to day routines of both businesses and individuals.

Marital & Family Law Attorneys

Matters of family and dissolution law can be some of the most personal and stressful personal issues you may face. Division of property and assets such as real estate, bank accounts, retirement accounts, stock options, businesses, and tangible personal property often spark conflict between parties. Often children are involved. Dye Harrison family and dissolution lawyers understand the sensitive nature of these situations and take an individualized and compassionate approach to each case. Whether in the initial stages of contemplating divorce or ready to file, our divorce attorneys will help you explore your options to secure a fair and favorable resolution. At Dye Harrison our dissolution lawyers provide aggressive representation with the primary objective of ensuring you achieve a positive and equitable outcome.

Mediation Lawyers

In mediation procedure, a neutral intermediary, the mediator, helps the parties to reach a mutually satisfactory settlement of their dispute. Any settlement is recorded in an enforceable contract. The principal characteristics of mediation are: (1) Mediation is a non-binding procedure controlled by the parties; (2) Mediation is a confidential procedure; and (3) Mediation is an interest-based procedure.

Personal Injury Lawyers

When you've been seriously injured in an accident, your life can change drastically in an instant. Suddenly you may be disabled, or you may not be able to work. You have medical appointments. Perhaps you can no longer drive your car, and you are dependent on family and friends to get from place to place. Your injuries may be so severe that the quality of life you once enjoyed will never return. These frightening scenarios happen to millions of people every year. We handle car, truck and motorcycle injury cases, as well as injuries from other causes. Insurance companies look out for their interests, not the victim.

Probate Lawyers

Probate is the court supervised legal process that includes determining the validity of your will, gathering your assets, paying your debts, taxes, and the expenses of will administration, and then distributing the remaining assets to those persons entitled to them.

Real Estate Lawyers

What attributes should you look for in a law firm to handle your major real estate project or your contract negotiations? A good residential or commercial real estate law firm should have: (1) Knowledge of your industry; (2) Hands-on experience; (3) Ability to handle all legal matters involved in commercial and residential projects; (4) Capability of taking a project from start to finish; and (5) Attention to detail.

Title Exam & Insurance

Title examination is a close examination of all public records that affect the title to the real estate you are purchasing. The search involves reviewing past deeds, wills, and trusts to make sure the title has passed correctly to each new owner. The examiner tries to verify that all prior mortgages, judgments, and other liens have been paid in full.

Trust Administration Lawyers

A trust administration is the procedure of carrying out the terms of the trust upon the death of the settlor. A trust administration generally includes a careful reading and interpretation of the trust itself, defining the duties of the trustee, the identification and satisfaction of creditors, the identification and appraisal of assets of the trust, notice to interested parties and governmental entities of the creator's death, and ultimately, distribution of the assets to the beneficiaries.

Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate Lawyers

Many Americans don't have a will, trust or other estate plan. If you don't have a plan for your estate, it leaves your estate vulnerable to costly Probate court fees, potential legal battles and other difficulties for your loved ones after your passing. Depending on your personal situation and assets it is usually wise to consider a diversified approach to your Legacy Planning. Our attorneys understand estate planning can be an uncomfortable process, but it is necessary to ensure the wealth and property you've accumulated over your lifetime is fairly endowed to your family. We will take the time necessary to learn about your unique situation and help you make informed decisions about your estate planning.<

Zoning, Land Use & Environmental Lawyers

Florida has long been a leader in the relationship between its government and the people living here. This leadership has resulted in an elevated requirement for open government into its constitution and passage of numerous laws in support of Government in the Sunshine. In Florida, the people have an expectation that they can learn what their government is doing. Additionally, Florida has grown significantly since the end of World War II. This growth is being augmented by steady influx of retirees. It is not just retirees that find the state attractive.